UN Public Service Day

UN Public Service Day

UN Public Service Day: Since 2003, the UN has recognized June 23 as a day to remember, acknowledge, and support those who participate in public service at all levels. At Bernie’s Book Bank, we appreciate all those who work in the public service sector, especially our city’s wonderful teachers! Our mission at Bernie’s is to […]

Norton Juster’s Birthday! June 2, 2017

Norton Juster’s Birthday! June 2, 2017

Today is Norton Juster’s 88th birthday! His first, and arguably most famous book, “The Phantom Tollbooth” was published in 1961.“The Phantom Tollbooth” won the George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books Award and continues to be treasured by children and adults alike today. Juster once said, “I think kids slowly begin to realize that what […]

March Newsletter 2017

Friends, Bernie’s Book Bank is fortunate to have so many incredible partners. This month we are excited to share three special offers for Bernie’s Book Bank supporters. Enjoy a discount at an upcoming Chicago Wolves game and a discount to this month’s Chicago Flower & Garden Show; both ticket purchases benefit Bernie’s Book Bank! Stop […]

Book Drives Offer Life-Long Gift of Knowledge

Book Drives Offer Life-Long Gift of Knowledge

Thank you to the Chicago Tribune for mentioning Bernie’s along with our peer organizations as places to donate books this season! See the full article here. For information on how to set up your own book drive this holiday season, visit the “Organize a Book Drive” page here. Books are a wonderful holiday gift for […]